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Microsoft Can Brick Your PC If You Violate Their Broad TOS

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chud
chud
1 month ago

If all your do on your computer is browse the web, check email, word processing, stream videos and music, etc. there is no reason to use Windows. Just switch to Linux Mint.

marie
marie
1 month ago
Reply to  chud

I completely agree.

marie
marie
1 month ago

New computer chips will actually be the issue

Here’s the article I read a while back on Microsoft you might like
https://thepeoplesvoice.tv/microsoft-to-disable-computers-of-users-who-share-non-mainstream-content-online/

Last edited 1 month ago by marie
aaa
aaa
1 month ago

Use older Windows or modified Windows or non-Windows OSes.

flipthepyramid
flipthepyramid
1 month ago

There are backdoors on Intel CPU:s (not sure about AMD) in the form of a protected and obfuscated co-processor (Management Engine.) It can access the internet and send and recieve data without the users knowledge and without any transparency. Who knows what its true capabilities are.

It’s best to get off of Microsoft Windows (for many reasons) but perhaps it won’t matter. Another reason to get away from Windows is that they’re planning to take your computing into the “cloud,” i.e. take all your data over to Microsoft servers. This is why you keep getting nag screens lately about “backing up” your system to Microsoft’s OneDrive system, which of course gives them all your data even before the cloud transition happens.

chud
chud
1 month ago
Reply to  flipthepyramid

AMD does have their own version of the management engine.

I agree it’s impossible not to be a target, but I think it’s good to try not to be an easy one.

marie
marie
1 month ago

They can also get your fingerprints by reading or listening to the swipe sound

lgageharleya
lgageharleya
1 month ago
Reply to  marie

Wow.